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The Best Hiking Boots For Wide Feet
What's the best way to heal the ligaments in yor feet from wearing high shoes shapeup xw to low go walks shoes? The shoes are both sketchers
Removable insoles: Buy a shoe that is really comfortable for you that has removable insoles, since most of the insoles in shoes are junk. Replace them with (my opinion) spenco polysorb insoles - walker/runner, cross trainer, or total support. http://www.spenco.com/products/footcare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would recommend : An orthotic to control the biomechanics and worry less on which exact sneaker. ...Read more
Running shoe: Asics, brooks, saucony and mizuno are some of the best. ...Read more
Are running shoes wider in toe box? I walk for exercise. Blisters on ball of foot, rubbing on side of feet. Is there a shoe type I should look for?
How about working: With a pedorthist to get the right shoe for you. ...Read more
What are the best leg and foot stretches/exercises before heading on a plane for a very long flight?
More important: To do the excercises while on the plane not before. Anything is good, walking up and down on tippy toes, extending and flexing the foot while sitting.....The key is to do them on the plane not before. ...Read more
Canvas sneakers off the rack supportive enough for mild overpronationbunion (custom made orthotic not recommended) what kind of shoes to look for?
Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?
Whatever feels best: For arthritic conditions, a shoe with a cushioned heel and rocker sole such as a running shoe work well. For unstable ankles, a shoe with a broader base and more ankle support (light weight hiking boot). Ultimately, whatever shoe produces the least amount of pain is a good choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there custom made to order prescription compression socks? Foot area too short, heel zone is in middle of foot, not at the heel where it should be.
Yes: actually quite an industry on them. They vary from ones that you can buy at a medical goods store that are merely different sizes (and maybe slightly different shapes), to wrapping at a physical therapy place. The physical therapist would be able to know about other modalities, BUT this is for swelling / edema. Shoe inserts are from a PODIATRIST. ...Read more
It depends: Most good supportive shoes have some arch support built-in. If you are wearing flat shoes, or have some pain/fatigue/aching in your arches or legs arch supports can be a good idea. Start with an over-the-counter arch support first, and if you still have issues see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have metatarsalgia, bunion, flat feet and unstable ankle. I'm looking for a brace/support for all of them (all in one) Is there such a thing?
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